Region: Greece

EU enforcer emphasises sustainability considerations in predatory pricing probe

The European Commission has opened an abuse of dominance investigation into Greece's largest electricity supplier over suspicions it charged predatory prices, while making a point to flag how the possible infringement may have chilled investment in greener energy.

17 March 2021

Greece

Featured in GCR 100 2021

A shake-up of the board at Greece’s Competition Commission in the summer of 2019 has not halted a steady flow of behavioural and merger work for the country’s antitrust bar.

11 December 2020

Greek enforcer adds voice to sustainability push

Greece’s Competition Commission has promised to draft new guidelines to encourage sustainability-driven cooperation agreements, while also assessing pro-environmental benefits to consumers as a non-price factor during antitrust probes and merger reviews.

17 September 2020

Clifford Chance rejigs greater China competition practice

Richard Blewett, who heads up Clifford Chance’s greater China competition team, will head back to the firm’s Brussels office this summer.

06 March 2020

Greek enforcer proposes press regulator

Greece’s competition enforcer has suggested the government create a new regulator to ensure transparency and fair competition for publishers distributing news and other media.

15 January 2020

Greece accepts Diageo commitments

Greece’s competition authority has accepted commitments from an alcoholic drinks company in response to its concerns that the company’s contracts with bars and restaurants were anticompetitive.

09 January 2020

Greece fines FrieslandCampina €3.3 million

Greece’s competition authority has fined a dairy cooperative €3.3 million for participating in a vertical agreement that fixed resale prices and imposed a non-compete clause on its distributors.

07 January 2020

Greece

Featured in Competition Economics Handbook 2020

06 November 2019

Vestager: Greek authority dismissals in line with EU law

Margrethe Vestager has said that Greek legislation removing four members of the country’s competition authority does not conflict with the ECN+ Directive.

24 October 2019

Court rejects Greek enforcers’ bid to be restored

A Greek court has refused a request by four former members of the competition authority to suspend the government’s decision to remove them.

04 September 2019

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